1. funkylogik's Avatar
    i took mine out without unmounting today by mistake and nothing happened..... why do we have to unmount (especialy when theres no apps running from it on s3)
    and whats the risks if we dont?
    ta
    Smity

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    09-24-2012 09:46 PM
  2. NickLippert's Avatar
    I am guessing it is the same as the 'safely remove hardware' thing for windows.
    funkylogik likes this.
    09-25-2012 12:04 AM
  3. funkylogik's Avatar
    guess so but what could really happen?..

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    09-25-2012 01:12 AM
  4. bassmig's Avatar
    it closes any writing left to the file system to ensure you do not corrupt your file system or have any corrupted files.
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    09-25-2012 06:19 AM
  5. UnfocusedHTC's Avatar
    Removing a memory card without unmounting it can ruin the card if something is reading/writing on it. I did this by mistake with a flash drive on my computer.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I747 using Android Central Forums
    funkylogik likes this.
    09-25-2012 07:18 AM

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